The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Dead man in the mud
Toter im Schlamm

Year: 1924

Description: Mud defined a soldier's experience on the Western Front. He marched in it, slept in it, fought in it and often died in it. For the artist it offered rich textures which Dix captured nicely with aquatint.

Provenance: Der Krieg; #23
National Gallery of Austrailia

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  • Sabrina Sohn

    I was wondering if the subject matter himself commissioned the artist to draw the doctor or not? thanks